Saudi’s Zakat, Tax, and Customs Authority (ZATCA), in collaboration with the National Centre for Privatisation & PPP (NCP), issued two Expression of Interest (EOI) invites for Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects for water treatment and residential buildings across the Authoritys land ports.

The Water and Sewage Treatment Plants PPP project entails construction and operation of water and sewage treatment plants, as well as associated networks and assets, across 10 of the Kingdom’s land ports under Design - Build - Finance - Operate - Maintain - Transfer (DBFOMT) contract for 15 years which includes a 2-year construction period.

The PPP project for Residential Buildings entails the development and operation of residential areas across 9 land ports under a 23-year DBFOMT contract which also includes 3-year construction period.

The common land ports covered under the two projects are:

  1. Al Batha
  2. Salwa
  3. Al Raqi
  4. Jadidat Arar
  5. Al Hadithah
  6. Halat Ammar
  7. Al Durrah
  8. Al Wadiah
  9. Empty Quarter.

The 10th port for the water and sewage treatment PPP project is Al Khafji.

The EOI documents are available on the NCP website. The submission window will close on 30 June 2024 at 3:00 PM KSA time.

Editing by Anoop Menon) (

Subscribe to our Projects' PULSE newsletter that brings you trustworthy news, updates and insights on project activities, developments, and partnerships across sectors in the Middle East and Africa.